The Rock Wall

Kimball is going to make one of those trips you never want to make. She’s going to help her sister-in-law bury her brother’s ashes. Sad time in Shreve’s Burg. Adrian would be a big help but she is too great with child to make the trip from Baton Rouge. I haven’t been told if I’m

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Molzahn Flag Way recognized by State

GRAND OLD FLAGS – State Representative Warren Love took time out from haying to present a state proclamation to Ken and Sue Molzahn and the 143  “American” flags that adorn their drive way off of Hwy. 54 near Collins. The project began in the spring of 2018 and when completely finished, will probably display 200

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School Board deadlocks on dual sports

Last Thursday evening, Aug. 15, the El Dorado Springs School Board held a special meeting to hear citizens’ concerns who want the school to let athletes sign up for more than one sport in the same season. One school board member was not present –  Teri Shepard – and that proved to be crucial to

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El Dorado R-2 School Board meets

El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Special Board of Education Meeting met at 7 p.m. Aug.  22 in the High School/Middle School Library/Media Center Tax rate hearing I. Call To Order II. Proposed Tax Rate a. 2018 Assessed Valuation   $94,740,775 b. 2019 Assessed Valuation   $96,050,604 c. Operating Levy Ceiling      $3.2588  Proposed: $3.2588

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Brent Bland joins Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board

Lifelong Cedar county resident Brent Bland was sworn-in and became a member of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees at the regularly scheduled monthly meeting Monday, Aug. 19. He has stepped in to fill a vacancy until the scheduled election next April. Most in the area know Brent from his years in the

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Fifth annual 100-mile yard sale Aug. 30-31

Discover More on Route 54 is reminding the public of the 5th annual 100-mile yard sale that will be coming up on Labor Day weekend, August 30-31. This will cover communities along U.S. Hwy 54 from Nevada to Camdenton. We need sellers & bargain hunters to make this event a success. The sellers will be

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Nevada business sells winning $100,000 Scratchers ticket

Glenn “Dale” Brown of Harrison, AR, said he plays Scratchers if he feels lucky or has “good vibes” about a ticket. He purchased a “Money Mania Multiplier” Scratchers ticket at Casey’s General Store, 500 E. Austin Blvd, in Nevada and scratched it in his truck, then went back in for another because he figured it

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Equine Therapy now available locally

Local residents will no longer have to travel long distances or do without services for therapy. Servants Heart Spirithorse Therapeutic Riding Center is centrally located in Jerico Springs. The location serves as a hub for local residents in eight surrounding towns and four counties. It is an easy 20 to 30 minute drive from Stockton,

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Huglekultur: A Different Type of Berm in the Community Garden

Huglekultur (pronounced Hoogle, like Google) is a German word meaning mound culture or hill culture and has probably been used in German and Eastern European societies for hundreds of years.  In its basic form, mounds are constructed by piling logs, branches, plant waste, compost and additional soil directly on the ground.  The pile usually has

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